Tigers Are Not Afraid
Director: Issa López Run Time: 83 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2019 Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Starring: Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López, Hanssel Casillas
A haunting horror fairy tale set against the backdrop of Mexico’s devastating drug wars, Tigers Are Not Afraid follows a group of orphaned children armed with three magical wishes, running from the ghosts that haunt them and the cartel that murdered their parents. Filmmaker Issa López creates a world that recalls the early films of Guillermo del Toro, imbued with her own gritty urban spin on magical realism to conjure a wholly unique experience that audiences will not soon forget.